Translation of "appreciate" - English-German dictionary


verb /əˈpriːʃieit/

to be grateful for (something)

dankbar sein für
I appreciate all your hard work.

to value (someone or something) highly

zu schätzen wissen
Mothers are very often not appreciated.

understand; to be aware of

I appreciate your difficulties but I cannot help.

to increase in value

im Wert steigen
My house has appreciated (in value) considerably over the last ten years.
appreciable /-ʃəbl/ adjective

noticeable; considerable

There has been an appreciable increase in house prices.
appreciably /-ʃəbli/ adverb

appreciation noun


die Dankbarkeit
I wish to show my appreciation for everything which you have done.

the state of valuing or understanding something

das Verständnis
He has gained a deep appreciation of poetry.

the state of being aware of something

das Verständnis
He has no appreciation of our difficulties.

an increase in value.

die Wertsteigerung

a written article etc which describes the qualities of something

die Würdigung
Sheila is writing an appreciation of the new book.
appreciative /-ʃətiv/ adjective

giving due thanks or praise; grateful

an appreciative audience.
appreciatively adverb


(Translation of “appreciate” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)